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These young Ugandans have created an app that assists the blind to enjoy their phones

These young Ugandans;  David  Lwangwa Mwesigwa 22  – Graphics Designer and Team Lead, Mubiru Joel  22– In charge, Research, Chemyolei Paul  22– Business Development Guy and… 961 more words

World's first malaria vaccination approved

World’s first malaria vaccination approved

European regulators give Mosquirix the green light to be used on babies at risk of the mosquito-borne disease in Africa. 153 more words

In The News

World Health Organisation publishes new report on overweight, obesity, diabetes and the law

Posted by Jenny Kaldor and Roger Magnusson

This is the view when you look out the front gates of the World Health Organisation’s regional headquarters in Manila. 592 more words

Health Development

Study: Childhood Obesity Likely Cause Of Michelle Obama Epidemic

A study funded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has indicated that obesity among children is the highest factor in the spread of the Michelle Obama epidemic. 309 more words

Headlines

Tuesday 7th July 2015- BBC News: WHO 'unfit for health emergencies'

‘The Ebola crisis proves the World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the “capacity and culture” to deal with global health emergencies, says a damning independent report, commissioned by the WHO itself. 130 more words

Medicine

Towering ‘Misconception’

Mobile towers are one of the changes happening around us. Their sight is unmistakable in the skylines of any modern cities of the world. Even hills along the highways are dotted with such towers. 440 more words

Edit/Editoral

Hike in food prices is linked to higher risk of malnutrition among Indian children.

According to Public Health Foundation of India, the hike in food prices is linked to higher risk of malnutrition among Indian children.

The research is based on the observation of the children who have low weight when compared with their height… a measure based on World Health Organisation Standards. 527 more words